Charles City school information

IndexCharles CityIowaNational
Average Test Scores77%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,10179,221
Total private schools120824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Charles City, IA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Charles City public schools have average test scores of 77% which is equal to than the Iowa average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Charles City public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Charles City are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Charles City.
  • 84.8% of people in Charles City have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.3% of people in Charles City have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Charles City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Charles City

IndexCharles CityIowaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.1%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Charles City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greene, IA1,11585%72%
Nashua, IA1,61383%69%
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Charles City, IA7,49677%57%

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Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Dayton, TX7,49468%38%
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Charles City, IA7,49677%57%
Source: The Charles City, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.